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known. investigators are on scene to try and figure out how the crash happened. meanwhile--we're told platt springs road is blocked in both directions. we'll continue to monitor developments--and bring you more when we learn details about the crash. tonight, investigators are also looking into an accident on highway 277 that sent two people to the hospital. columbia police say it happened on the north bound entry ramp from sunset boulevard. one vehicle was left in pretty bad shape on the side of the road. a fire is under control in a columbia neighborhood tonight after it fully engulfed a house. the columbia fire department responded to the fire at a home on redwood court. video taken by officials show flames shooting up
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fire officials say no one was hurt in the fire--but two people inside were taken to be checked out as a precaution. time to check out your overnight forecast...let's turn it over to ben tanner in the weather center. enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures for the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through
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30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through wednesday of next week. the presidency...but will it make a difference before saturday? this evening, governor nikki haley broke her silence and made her choice clear. "every day is a great day in south carolina. ladies and gentlemen if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america." billie jean shaw has more from the big event in
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senator rubio walked off his campaign bus with gov. haley and the applause and the cheers became louder. gov. haley opened the event by talking about her childhood, growing up as an indian in bamberg and the struggles she faced. she then talked about how her lifestyle was similar to rubio's- stating he understands the hardships of americans because he lived height it. haley went on to say endorsing rubio was easy. she says he brings unity to the republican party and has a plan to make every day in our country a great day. let's take a listen. "i want a president who's going to have the backs of our military veterans and those in active duty. i want a president who knows that when we fight wars, we win wars. i want a president who understands we need to stop the federal mandates that have been pushed on the states because of obamacare and
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"i wish she hadn't endorsed anyone, because i'm hoping that she'll be the vice presidential candidate. and whoever gets the job as president i want them to choose her." "i think that she really has the heart of south carolina. and because of that, i trust her to--i just trust her judgement." as far as rubio he stuck to his same line as monday night in gilbert. they both ended the speech by asking supporters to go out and vote and not bring 10 others along with them. in chapin, bjs wis news 10. tomorrow, the governor will continue her campaign tour with rubio. the governor tweeted tonight she will appear with the senator at an event in greenville. while governor haley heard
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crowd in chapin...tonight her name earned boos in sumter. that's where donald trump spoke to a crowd of thousands. our chad mills has more tonight. chad mills "ultimately, tonight, donald trump spoke about many of the things he normally speaks about even on a day where the governor of this state, governor nikki haley, endorsed an opponent, senator marco rubio. just minutes after governor nikki haley endorsed senator marco rubio in chapin. lt. gov. henry mcmaster "you usually don't see crowds like this, people like this, this many, at an event like this." .her lieutenant governor, henry mcmaster, introduced the front-runner to thousands at the sumter county civic center. lt. gov. henry mcmaster "this is an important moment in the history of our country." donald trump was greeted by chants of "u.s.a" and "build that wall" from the supportive crowd. while he continues to maintain a big lead in south carolina polls, he cautioned his supporters. donald trump "you have to assume we're tied, okay? please assume you're tied, because on saturday, you have to get out
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trump continued his push for a wall to fight illegal immigration. donald trump "we have 179,000 we found this out the other day criminal illegal immigrant. these are people that have committed crimes in many cases, very serious crimes country. they're all over the place." in a crowd where some wore shirts that read "hillary for prison 2016," trump attacked the democratic candidate on her e-mail scandal. donald trump "did you ever notice the way she's acting with obama now? "the president is right about this." "the president is right about that." "oh! the president doesn't want to do this." i mean, did you ever here her so solicitous? i mean, you know why. tell me why. that's right. she doesn't want to get indicted. that's right." trump attacked some fellow republicans too. he called ted cruz a liar and had some words for governor nikki haley. .haley's name was booed by the crowd as soon as trump spoke it. donald trump "first of all, she's very weak on illegal immigration. very weak."
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"donald trump did continue his attacks on jeb bush tonight, calling bush a "clown." he'll appear on-stage with bush tomorrow night in columbia for a townhall. in sumter, chad mills, wis news 10." new poll numbers out this evening are suggesting trump could be losing his edge nationally. according to the latest nbc news poll--texas senator ted cruz is now polling two percentage points ahead of trump. marco rubio comes in third in that poll with 17 percent...followed by john kasich, ben carson, and jeb bush. tonight, cruz didn't seem too surprised by the numbers. "it's tremendously encouraging...to be leading the field nationally, i think as a result. hj: did you ever think you'd be here? cruz: that was always the plan. that's how you win. you've gotta get to first place to win." when it comes to polling in south carolina--the numbers continue to show cruz well behind donald trump.
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the board--ben carson's campaign isn't slowing down in south carolina. between stops in columbia and greenville, carson made a pit stop in newberry for lunch at the grille on main. he was joined by south carolina voters like clarice smalley, who says she's knocked on at least 12-thousand doors, handing out information about carson. "my friend and i got involved... first time we've ever been involved in politics, because he's just god's answer for this country and we've been inspired." dr. carson's final south carolina stops ahead of the primary include greenville, north charleston and florence. new tonight: democratic presidential contender bernie sanders says he's fixing to bust through hillary clinton's political "fire wall" in south carolina. sanders spoke with wis news 10 this afternoon. after barely losing to hillary clinton in the iowa caucuses and soundly beating her in the new
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concentrating on this saturday's nevada caucus. but he has also been running hard in south carolina in the palmetto state, support for hillary has been historically so strong the state is sometimes called the "fire wall" that can stop an opponent. but sanders told me he's going after that wall. i think we may create a bit of a crack in that proposed firewall. we did very well in iowa. we defined expectations there. we won in new hampshire. i think we've got a real good shot in nevada. and i honestly believe we are going to do a lot, a lot better in south carolina then people have thought that we would. there's no question in my mind that we have closed the gap. every poll that i have seen says that. we started off 50, 60 points behind. we are still behind today. but we have a period eft to go. i think the momentum is with us and i think if there is a large voter turnout, if working people come out to vote, if
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to vote , if young people come out to vote, you know what? i think we got a shot to win this." sanders says clinton is well known in south carolina but that he is already having success getting out his message of free health care, free college tuition and changes in the criminal justice system. senator sanders has so far been able to capitalize on the enthusiasm of young voters. but not everyone is sold just yet. the youth vote and the african-american vote are very important, particularly here in the palmetto state. students we spoke to at the university of south carolina say they've done their research. some say they aren't letting traditional norms skew who they support. :16-:26 "from what i know, yes, i'm the only republican in my family."26:46-27:00 "did my research and found out that my views fit in more with republican party as opposed to the democratic party." :43-:45 "i'm supporting governor kasich." while some students say they're fairly sure who
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they're still open to changing their minds. to cast your vote in the republican primary on saturday there are a few things to keep in mind. republican primary on saturday there are a few things to keep in mind. polls around the state open up at 7 am and close at 7 pm. you must have a form of photo id present. accepted forms of i.d. include a driver license, i.d. card from the dmv, voter registration card with a photo, military i.d. or a passport. once you've been checked in, a polling manager will take you to the voting booth. "the first thing you'll see is an instruction screen. if you're familiar with the screen then you can just go ahead and touch "view ballot." your ballot comes up and it's a real simple ballot it has one office. it does have a lot of candidate on it so you want to educate yourself on whose still in the race before voting.
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and hit review and then check you r candidate on the review screen and make sure it's what you want it to be. press it again and confirm and your ballot's been cast." to find your polling place, as well as information on absentee voting head to wistv.com and click on the big red 10. after the break--president obama is signaling a historic trip abroad. plus--apple is explaining why it doesnt' want to help the fbi crack a deadly terrorist attack a kershaw county judge will decide over the next few days whether to grant bond
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accused of fatally shooting a49-year-old jimmy methe will remain in jail after his court appearance today. methe is accused of shooting 17-year-old brandon spencer, after methe claimed he caught him stealing from his truck saturday morning. the prosecution is asking for a high surety bond until
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the director of south carolina's department of public safety is heading for another four years at the helm. today, the senate unanimously approved leroy smith for a second term at the dps. the agency overseas the highway patrol, transport police, and bureau of protective services. smith took over the agency in 2011. he says he hopes to address concerns over low pay to help retain troopers. president obama is expected to make a visit to cuba next month as the two countries continue efforts to normalize relations. the white house is expected to announce the trip as early as tomorrow. the trip will be the first time a sitting u.s. president has visited cuba in more than 8 decades. just yesterday, the two nations signed a deal restoring commercial air traffic. apple is vowing to take on uncle sam in a fight over a terrorist's iphone. a federal judge has ordered the company to help the fbi break into a locked phone used by one of the san bernardino shooters. but as brian mooar reports, apple says the order could endager phone privacy for hundreds of millions of other
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apple says it will fight a federal magistrate's order forcing the tech giant to help the fbi crack an iphone used by syed farook - one of the shooters in the december terror attack in san bernardino. the obama administration says it's a simple - and narrow request. "they are not asking apple to redesign its product or to create a new back door to one of their products. they're simply asking for something that would have an impact on this one device." not so says apple ceo tim cook ...who writes: "the government suggests this tool could only be used once, on one phone. but that's simply not true. once created, the technique could be used over and over again, on any number of devices." "it's like if you put a key under your mat. how do you make sure only the right people use that key? the fbi wants apple to invent new software to bypass a key security feature that erases all data after ten wrong passcode
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brute-force attack to guess the number or password. "here the government's not asking for a backdoor, what they're asking for is give us the ability to sort of knock on that door a million times one attack and one phone - a legal fight pitting personal privacy against public safety. audio outcue: "brian mooar, nbc news, washington." cool temperatures tonight--but another great day is shaping up for tomorrow and heading into the weekend. we'll get the full details in your forecast after the
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the rest of the week with highs mainly in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through wednesday of next week. the high school basketball playoffs are heating up a few more degrees..... 30s and 40s. rain returns to the forecast monday through wednesday of next week. the high school basketball playoffs are heating up a few more
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we've got highlights featuring the irmo yellowjackets and keenan raiders...... both of those teams are highly ranked.....
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on their march madness resume.....sports is next!!!
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th she spent a lifetime making a difference for people. winning healthcare for 8 million children. benefits for families of reservists and the national guard. standing strong around the world for human rights and women's rights. hillary clinton. she'll raise the minimum wage. take on the drug companies to lower the cost of prescription drugs. and give everyone the opportunity to go to college without going into debt. she'll get the job done... for us.
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themselves in the best position for acc tournament seeding and and a spot in a national tourney. tonight the tigers hosted boston college...the eagles are winless in the a-c. first half...landry nnoko comes up with the loose ball....the tigers are off and running...donte grantham misses the layup....but nnoko is there to make it all good..... irmo's jordan roper hits an early three pointer...but that wou be his only bucket of the game...he finishes with three points.... again tonight...jaron blossomgame leads the tigers with 23 points and eight rebounds..... clemson wins it 65 to 54. the tigers improve to 16 and ten
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i thought this was big for us just to come back home and beat the teams that we need to beat..you know kind of find a way defensively to win these games. that was very encouraging. that's how you have good seasons. that's how you win 10 games, 12 games, 11 games. the tigers next game is saturday at three at north carolina state. this is the first week of the high school this is the first week of the tonight. the number one team in the coaches poll....the irmo yellow jackets. here's coach whipple getting his irmo players ready... ---- second quarter.tavonne bond misses the layup but tony brice is there to clean up the mess and score.he had 14 tonight.jackets up 15-to-7. --- the gators wouldn't go away.marquis collins knocks down the three...goose creek trails 28-to-19 at the half. --- second half was all irmo.bond
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up for r-j-gunn for the alley oop.gunn had 11.jackets would outscore goo creek 23-to-2 in the third. top ranked irmo advances with a 65 to 42 win over goose creek. they face summerville on saturday. the keenan raiders are ranked second in class 2-a. tonight they hosted the buford yellow jackets. fourth quarter...majerle poole with a three pointer....the raiders are up 59-to-36. this was not a stressful night for the keenan fans.... here dantrell sligh- rodgers picks off the pass...down the sideline he goes..in for the layup.....it's 61 to 36. tariq simmons is an all-state guard for keenan...he makes the tough layup and draws the foul.... keenan beats buford by 34
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we're following a developing story tonight jeb bush's super pac continues to throw mud,
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newt gingrich responded, "any suggestion that john kasich is anti-defense is simply false. i served with him for sixteen years and he consistently fought for a better, more effective military. any ad attacking kasich on defense should be pulled as false and misleading."
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[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from stage one at universal studios hollywood, in los angeles, california, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- jennifer lopez. snoop dogg. musical guest zayn. and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 419 toledo!

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